Notes from the Manager
Lydia and her co-workers have all previously appeared in the strips linked to above, in the "Related Strips."
I can't take credit for the name "Dye Another Day," which was the brainchild of my friend Cori Ann McHembree and keeps with the movie theme all the stores in the Multiplex 10's shopping center have (for no particularly good reason, honestly).
It is, in theory, located in the storefront between Flickhead Video and the Multiplex 10.
The Music Box Theatre is a real Chicago moviehouse that shows foreign and indie films, and it is indeed currently running Godard's Vivre Sa Vie (I saw it yesterday). Here is its trailer (which shows waaaay too much, I should warn you):
UPDATE (5/21): #358 is running late, but there is a short, self-contained preview/mini-strip over in the forum.
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